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Scientists develop skin care products from rubber latex extract

Scientists develop skin care products from rubber latex extract

As they look to capitalise on the $10 billion skin whitening market in Asia-Pacific, researchers have announced the launch of a range of anti-aging skin care products containing rubber latex extract.

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Toho University has been recognized for its work on the 'only hyaluronate compound' proven to be effective in increasing skin moisture in supplements to date.

The Cosme Tech 2014 event has lifted the lid on its full conference programme for next month’s show, which will include 20 full presentations that will mostly be available in English.

Organisers of the 1st edition of Beyond Beauty ASEAN have reported it a great success as 8,218 visitors gathered over 3 days, among which 1,567 were international attendees from 57 countries.

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Unilever recalls roll-on deos in Belgium due to contamination from CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

Unilever has had its Belgian subsidiary recall 50ml bottles of its Neutral Roll-on deodorant after it discovered bacteria in samples of the deodorant it tested, which could affect vulnerable people both young and old.

Pack Expo 2014 targets cosmetic and personal care packaging from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Pack Expo International 2014 will open its doors in Chicago from November 2nd, and its organizer says there will be plenty of technology and product launches geared toward cosmetic packaging professionals.

Safer Consumer Products Summit should put cosmetics at the top of the agenda from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

The 5th Annual Safer Consumer Products Summit is to be held in California at the end of October, with discussions likely to put the safety of cosmetic and personal care products to the top of the list.

Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria shown to improve skin health from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Scientists found that topically applying a strain of bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne.

Naturex reveals ambition to 'work outside a rigid model' from CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com

A year after publishing its' 'Sustainability Principles', Naturex has released its first 'Pathfinder' report which reveals the company's objectives in the area of sustainability.

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US based luxury consultant reveals how she helps fragrance brands crack Asia
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US based luxury consultant reveals how she helps fragrance brands crack Asia

Cracking Asia from a Western brand’s point of view has long been known to be difficult –...

India publishes new rule banning animal testing in cosmetics for good
Animal Testing Ban

India publishes new rule banning animal testing in cosmetics for good

Last year animal tests were removed from the cosmetics standards testing in India, and now a new...

Expert reveals scalp care to be as vital as facial treatments with Asian consumers
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Expert reveals scalp care to be as vital as facial treatments with Asian consumers

This month we're focusing on the rise of the scalp care market in Asia, where our expert,...

Scientists develop perfumery model to predict fragrance

Perfume prediction tool on the radar

A group of scientists have developed a model aimed at helping perfumers predict how various ingredient and...

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